Mary Lou McDONALD : 6th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 20-07-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left - Member of the Bureau

National parties 

  • 20-07-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Sinn Féin (Ireland)

Member 

  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 15-09-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation for relations with Switzerland, Iceland and Norway and to the European Economic Area (EEA) Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

Substitute 

  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 15-09-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation to the EU-Armenia, EU-Azerbaijan and EU-Georgia Parliamentary Cooperation Committees
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

Activities 

Contributions to plenary debates 
Speeches made during the plenary session and written declarations relating to plenary debates. Rules Rule 194 and 162(11)

Reports - as rapporteur 
A rapporteur is appointed in the responsible parliamentary committee to draft a report on proposals of a legislative or budgetary nature, or other issues. In drafting their report, rapporteurs may consult with relevant experts and stakeholders. They are also responsible for the drafting of compromise amendments and negotiations with shadow rapporteurs. Reports adopted at committee level are then examined and voted on in plenary. Rule 52a

Parliamentary questions 
Questions for oral answer with debate may be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s component Members . The addressees are other EU institutions. The Conference of Presidents decides whether, and in what order, questions are placed on the final draft agenda for a Plenary sitting. Rule 128

Written declarations (up to 16 January 2017) 
**This instrument no longer exists since 16 January 2017**. A written declaration was an initiative on a matter falling within the EU’s competence. It could be co-signed by Members within a 3 month period.

Written declaration on ending street homelessness  
- P6_DCL(2007)0111 - Adopted  
Mary Lou McDONALD , Jacek PROTASIEWICZ , Claude MORAES , Gérard ONESTA , Jean Marie BEAUPUY  
Date opened : 10-12-2007
Lapse date : 10-04-2008
Adopted (date) : 22-04-2008
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P6_TA(2008)0163
Number of signatories : 438 - 10-04-2008

Attendance list 
This attendance record is an extract from the Minutes of plenary sittings of the 6th parliamentary term. The information therein is supplied for information purposes only and covers the Member's term of office in the European Parliament. It is raw data and does not include corrections for justified absence because of illness, maternal/paternal leave, authorised parliamentary delegation business etc.